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As If By Magic


Hamo Langmuir flies westwards round the world to examine the effects of his miraculous high-yielding rice, leaving a bleak and impotent existence behind him. His god-daughter, Alexandra Grant, travels with her magic of myths and mysticism along the hippy trail to the East. With a wry wit Angus Wilson brings into focus their separate adventures (Quixotic in Hamo's case, dreamlike in Alexandra's) until the tragic denouement when they meet in Goa. 'Enough thought, comedy, wit, excitement and pathos to keep a dozen less ...

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As If By Magic
2009, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571248995


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As If by Magic
2003, House of Stratus, Kelly Bray

ISBN-13: 9781842324370

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As If by Magic
1998, Random House (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780436575143


As If by Magic
1982, HarperCollins Distribution Services

ISBN-13: 9780586048986

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As If by Magic
1978, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780140040623

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As If by Magic
1973, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670137251


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